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War Work Drive Under Way, Buffalo Lake News, 11-15-1918

This week the United War Work Campaign is to be essentially completed so far as concerns the soliciting of subscriptions. In some communities the people are coming across gladly and liberally, in others much reluctance is being encountered…. Read More

Hector Mirror November 14, 1918, Charles Leroy Nelson

Here are two letters addressed to Mr. Nelson regarding the death of his son, Charles Leroy Nelson. U.S.S. Oklahoma, Marine Detachment October 22, 1918 My dear Mr. Nelson: Please pardon the liberty we take in sending this letter… Read More

Hector Guards Against Epidemic, Hector Mirror, 10-17-1918

No School, Church or Public Meetings Allowed This Week or Sunday The Village Council held a special meeting Tuesday and appointed Doctors D’Arms, Kohler and McKim as a Health Board to have charge of the public health of… Read More

Hector Boy Dies At Sea, Hector Mirror, 10-31-1918

Our community was again shocked last Friday, the 25th day of October, to hear that Ole Nelson had received a cablegram stating that his son, Charles LeRoy Nelson, had died of pneumonia October 21, 1918, abroad the U.S.S…. Read More

Dr. F. G. Kohler of Hector Appointed 1st Lieutenant, Hector Mirror, 10-24-1918

A few weeks ago, Dr. F. G. Kohler, who came to Hector to succeed Dr. McKibben, made application to enter the medical corps of the government service. The Doctor took his medical examination and, while not saying anything… Read More

Death Takes Toll From Renville Co. Soldiers in Camp, Buffalo Lake News, 10-11-1918

Several deaths in camp of Renville county soldiers occurred during the week and a number of others are reported ill. Allyn Wenz from near Hector died in Camp Grant the first of this week from influenza. He was… Read More

MRS. HORACE JOHNSON GETS LETTER FROM BROTHER published Hector Mirror July 4, 1918

Somewhere in France May 27, 1918 Dear sister: Will write a few lines today. Have not much to write about, just to let you know I’m well and getting along fine. Received the box of candy and other… Read More

High Counties Will Name Battle Ships: All Ready for the 4th Liberty Loan Drive

Buffalo Lake News September 27, 1918: F.G. Nellermoe, County Chairman for Renville County in the Fourth Liberty Loan Bond sale has received the following message from A.R. Rogers the Chairman for the Ninth Federal District: Minneapolis, Minn. September… Read More

Olivia Soldier Dies in Service published in the Olivia Times 09/05/1919

Olivia Soldier Dies in Service: John Schanil Succumbs at Jefferson, MO and Remains are Brought to Olivia      The sad news of the death of John Schanil at Jefferson Barracks, MO was received here last week and it… Read More

Will Prepare War History for the State Published in the Fairfax Standard 9/5/1918

Will Prepare War History for the State: Plans Made to Preserve the Record in Which the Smallest Community Will Be Represented      The very important task of preserving the war history of the state has been taken… Read More